Tags : Fares


Higher taxi fares in Bangkok likely at end-of-month

BANGKOK, Dec 5 – An increase in taxi fares in Bangkok is likely to be implemented before the end of the month, according to Theerapong Rodprosert, director-general of the Land Transport Department. Mr Theerapong said the new fare rate–expected to be increased by 7-8 per cent during the initial period–would be implemented after all taxis […]Read More


Huge changes proposed for Phuket’s taxi and tuk-tuk system

PHUKET: With the Army backing them, transport officials in Phuket are moving to make radical changes to the way taxis, tuk-tuks and minibuses operate on Phuket. If they get their way, the surly groups of taxis and tuk-tuks waiting for fares and haggling for the highest possible amount, and the multitude of exclusive taxi territories […]Read More


Thailand to raise taxi fares as living cost rises

BANGKOK, 21 May 2013 (NNT) – The Transport Ministry is considering raising taxi fares, given the rising cost of living and cab rental rates. Minister of Transport Mr. Chadchart Sittipunt has reportedly ordered the Department of Land Transport (DLT) to go over the taxi fare rates after receiving a flood of complaints from cab drivers […]Read More


Bangkok BTS extension line fare to drop by 5 baht

BANGKOK, 25 April 2013 (NNT) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration announced plans to reduce the BTS Skytrain’s fare on the extension lines to 10 baht. Deputy Bangkok governor Amorn Kijchawengkul said the flat 15-baht rate on the extension lines running from On Nut to Bearing and Taksin to Phetchakasem will be revised down in a […]Read More


Bangkok BTS to raise fares in few months

BANGKOK, 21 February 2013 (NNT) – The Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company (BTS) has announced that it will raise its fare in a few months’ time to keep pace with rising labor and maintenance costs. As a result of the approximately 70-80 percent increase in costs like electricity, labor, and maintenance, BTS fare will […]Read More


Bangkok Taxi Drivers Protest Penalty For Refusing Fares

An association of Bangkok cabdrivers filed a formal complaint with the Metropolitan Police over harsh new rules aimed at taxi drivers. The new rules would fine a cabdriver 1,000 THB for refusing to take a fare. The public can also complain directly to police, who will take action. Read more: Pattayadailynews.comRead More


New Bangkok metro fares to come into effect in July

BANGKOK, 28 June 2012 (NNT) – The Bangkok Metro Public Company Limited (BMCL) has announced an adjustment to the metro fare, which is scheduled to come into effect in July 2012. The BMCL has disclosed that it will hold a special promotion period to help relieve the public’s financial burdens by maintaining the metro fare […]Read More


Taxi fare in Thailand to remain unchanged for 3 more

BANGKOK, 14 May 2012 (NNT) – The Department of Land Transport of Thailand (DLT) has announced that the taxi fare will not yet be raised at this time as the government has agreed to delay the increase of NGV and LPG prices for three months. Deputy Director General of the DLT Jirut Wisarnjit revealed after […]Read More